[Academic] [Non-academic]

Academic achievements

  • University of California, San Diego
    M.S in Computer Science and Engineering (In Progress)
  • National Institute of Technology Karnataka(NITK), Surathkal
    B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering. GPA: 9.26/10.0
  • Engineering entrance exams
    1. Consortium Of Medical Dental and Engineering colleges of Karnataka (COMDEK) 2005
      Conducted by the management of various private colleges in Karnataka state.
      State Rank: 6 out of 20,995 students
    2. Karnataka Common Entrance Test (CET) 2005
      Conducted by the state government for admission to almost all colleges in Karnataka state.
      State Rank: 280 out of 87,020 students
    3. All India Engineering Entrance Exam (AIEEE) 2005
      Conducted by the Central Board for Secondary Education, New Delhi (CBSE) for admission to National Institutes of Technology and other deemed colleges
      State Rank: 18
      National Rank: 427 out of 3,97,178 students
    4. Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Exam (IIT-JEE), 2005
      Conducted by the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) for admission to their degree program
      Screening exam - National Rank - 723 out of 1,71,118 students
      Main exam - National Rank - 2893 out of 15,319 students
  • Fellowships/Internships
    1. Software Engineering Intern, Apple Inc. Cupertino, (summer 2010)
      on computer vision and machine learning based solutions.
    2. Research Intern, Microsoft Research India, (summer 2009)
      under Dr. Amitav Das on speech, speaker & character recognition and face-image based user authentication.
    3. Summer Research Fellowship, Indian Academy of Science (summer 2008)
      under Prof. L M Patnaik in Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore on Epileptic EEG Detection using machine learning

    Was also selected for
    1. Summer Research Fellowship, Indian Academy of Science, New Delhi (summer 2009)
      under Prof. L M Patnaik, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
      One among 70 students selected in the engineering stream across India
    2. Visiting Student's Research Prog., Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai (summer 2009)
      under Prof. Samudravijaya in the School of Technology and Computer Science
      One among 6 students selected in the engineering stream across India
  • Scholarships
    1. National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) scholarship (2003-2009), with 12th rank in state level.
    2. Institute merit scholarship, NITK Surathkal (2005-2009)
  • Schooling
    1. XII Grade Exam, 2005 (Equivalent to High School Senior)
      All India Senior Secondary Certificate Examination. Conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi
      Aggregate : 94.4% (Physics: 99%, Mathematics: 99%, Computer Science: 96%)
      Certificate of merit in Physics by CBSE, for being in the top 0.1% of candidates across India
      Certificate of merit in Mathematics and Physics - highest score among all CBSE schools in Bangalore
    2. X Grade Exam 2003 (Eqivalent to High School Sophomore)
      Indian Certificate of Secondary Education. Conducted by Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi
      Aggregate: 90.5%

    Consistently ranked within the top 4 students of the class from grades 1 to 12, awarded certificates for the same.
  • Silver Merit Certificate (top 10% of all candidates), Second National Cyber Olympiad, 2003
  • Selected for Indian National Mathematics Olympiad 2005.
  • National Rank 38 (2004) & Rank 54 (2005), National Level Science Talent Search Examination.